Interleaving: One Strategy to Recover Lost Learning

Instead of thinking about what we are not teaching, let’s take this opportunity to focus on what is truly important in our subjects and endeavor to teach it in ways that make it durable, usable and flexible in the minds of our students.

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Planners for Executive Functioning

The act of physically writing something may be the best way for most students both to remember their assignments and improve their executive functioning skills.

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Using Creative Writing to Improve Memory

When we invite students to engage with a text through creative writing, we boost the potential for the characters and stories to be embedded in a student's long-term memory.

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Making it Stick Better

Memory, like all brain functions, is not isolated to one region of the brain—and without it, learning does not happen. What follows is how we have translated research on memory to our respective disciplines, science and history.

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A magic potion to improve learning?

There is no magic potion to help all students all the time, but there is something that comes pretty close. And it is utterly doable, even in distance learning times, and for the full range of learners...

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